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5 ways to reduce stress about going back to school
Make going back to school easier with these steps to reduce stress and anxiety
Advice for transitioning to college
Tips for transitioning to college
How to fill out the Back to Education Allowance form (BTE 1)
Find out how to fill out this form
Back to Education Programmes
Learn about the different Back to Education programmes available.
The Education, Training and Development Option for jobseekers
These are short courses that let you retain your jobseeker's payment
What is the Back to Education Initiative?
Back to Education Initiative is aimed at people who left school before getting a Leaving Cert.
Back to Education Allowance - Postgraduate
Find out if you're eligible for this scheme
Back to Education Allowance - Third Level
What is the BTEA and how do I qualify?
Back to Education Allowance - Second Level
Find out if you're entitled to attend a second-level course with the Back to Education Allowance (BTEA)
Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme (VTOS) for unemployed people
This scheme provides training courses to unemployed people
Is Youthreach for you?
Youthreach is a programme for people aged between 15-20 who left mainstream education early
Important dates for your CAO
Make sure you know all of the key dates if you're applying to the CAO
HEAR - Higher Education Access Route
Central Applications Office (CAO)
AHEAD - Association for Higher Education Access & Disability
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